As the Senior Manager of Talent Management for Southland Industries, Wendy Montgomery is responsible for developing and executing organizational workforce planning, employee engagement and talent acquisition strategies. Her primary goal is to ensure all current and future employees fully experience Southland’s PeopleFirst model. This model outlines Southland’s commitment to three primary people focuses —engagement, planning and development— and allows them to attract and retain the best talent in their industry.
Within the AEC industry, Big Rooms are an on-site co-location space that physically brings together designers, builders, facility operators, and more to create a collaborative environment. The Big Room is designed to bring all of Southland’s businesses together, including Southland Engineering, Southland Energy, and Envise, within an integrated workspace.